OUR MISSION STATEMENT
FAITH IN GOD HOPE IN JESUS
LOVE AND SERVICE TO ALL
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Please View our Weekly Sheet for service detail
Please note that we get a lot of enquiries for baptisms and we are quite booked up. The next two available dates for baptisms at 12.30pm are 16 September 2018 and 28 October 2018. Please use the Baptism Enquiry form to enquire about other possible dates.
We have updated out data Privacy notice in line with the new General Data Protection regulations and a copy of this can be seen here
On Sunday the 24th of June we celebrated the 178th anniversary of the consecration of our church and also the 25th anniversary of our vicar Philip's ordination to the priesthood. In the afternoon there was a Sparkling Strawberry Cream tea and this was followed by a Festival choral evensong. A very enjoyable day of celebration.
In 2016 we renovated the south side of our church, funded with the help of a grant from the 'Listed Places of Worship' fund, as can be seen on here . Earlier this year we submitted plans to the 'Heritage Lottery Fund' for the renovation of the North side Parapet and gutters, etc., together with the replacement of all of our 178 year old roof, and also to update our upper lounge kitchen area and to replace/update the whole emergency lighting in all our building. We are now waiting for final approval of the delivery stage grant and the faculty so we can start the project within the next month or so. The work will take up to 20 weeks to complete so the church will be ready for the Advent and Christmas celebrations.
St George's Church Stalybridge is a community of Anglican (Church of England) worshippers.
St George's vicar is the Revd. Philip Brierley. Philip was an Ordained Local Minister at St George's and had been our Curate for many years. He was made Priest-in-Charge in 2013 and was licensed as Vicar on the 11th of September 2016.
We gather for worship on Sundays and Tuesdays during the week. This is usually for the Eucharist (or Holy Communion) that we believe is the central act of Christian worship.
We also meet in order to be of service to others. This takes different forms:
Our Weekly Services
(Any variations will be detailed on our weekly sheet)
8.30 a.m. Holy Communion (4th Sunday)
10.30 a.m. Holy Communion and Junior Church
(4th Sunday Worship for All)
6.00 p.m. Occasional Special Services as announced
10.30 a.m. Holy Communion
Daily Prayer provided by the official Church of England web site,
To receive Communion at home when you are sick or housebound or to have the name of a departed friend or relation entered into the Book of Remembrance, please contact the Clergy or Wardens.
For Baptisms, Marriages or Funerals please 'phone Philip (vicar) on 0161 338 2368
We are a Fairtrade Parish and have promised to serve only Fairly Traded Tea and Coffee and to work for justice for the world's poor.
During 2018 we will be holding a number of Fair Trade afternoon tea where you can buy Fair Trade product. The next afternoon tea will be on Saturday the 21st of July.
Please come along and enjoy a pleasant chat and a look round our Parish Church in its 178th year and view our memorial plaques and decorative windows. Our Church yard has over 500 headstones dating back to the 1840's and includes several war graves and the memorial to the first MP for Stalybridge. (See our Family History page for much more details).